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IP Sessions at BIO 2015: The Evolving Landscape of Patentable Subject Matter

The IP Track at BIO 2015 had a number of incredible educational sessions concerning the …

BIO and University Organizations offer Support of STRONG Patents Act

On March 4, 2015, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced a new bill, The STRONG Patents …

BIO IPCC Spring Conference Program Announced

BIO’s 2015 IP Counsels Committee Spring Conference & Meeting will be held April 15-17 in …

BIO Deputy General Counsel Remarks on Revised Eligibility Guidance

Hans Sauer, BIO’s Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property recently spoke at the U.S. Patent …

USPTO Issues New Myriad Guidance

On Tuesday, December 16 the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued a revised guidance …

BIO Submits Joint Supplemental Comments on the USPTO March Guidance

Last week BIO, alongside a number of member companies and private individuals, submitted supplemental comments …

Detailed Report Examines the Crucial Role of Patents in Genetic Testing

In The Critical Role of Patents in the Development, Commercialization, and Utilization of Innovative Genetic …

PTO Patent Examinations in the wake of Mayo and Myriad

Biotech patent applicants are finding themselves in uncharted waters.   After the Supreme Court’s decisions …

Debunking the Myth: Your Genes are Patented

MYTH: YOUR GENES ARE PATENTED. FACTS: IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO PATENT YOUR GENES The …